Tag: Atlantic Records

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Carl Hall, “You Don’t Know Nothing About Love”

A new compilation from Omnivore shines a light on an unjustly forgotten soul singer...

percy sledge

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Percy Sledge, “It Tears Me Up”

Ken Shane pays tribute to Percy Sledge, the great Southern soul singer who we lost this week...

The Cookies

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Cookies, “Chains”

The Cookies had hits of their own, sang on others, and influenced the group that changed the world...

The Isley Brothers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Isley Brothers, “That Lady”

"That Lady" was a crowning moment in a legendary career...

The Coasters

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Coasters, “Down In Mexico”

A Tarantino film gave a whole new meaning to a '56 Coasters hit...

Soul Serenade - Joe Tex

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Joe Tex, “Show Me”

Joe Tex was famous for his moves, great records, and his feud with James Brown...

Soul Serenade - Don Covay

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Don Covay, “Mercy, Mercy”

Paying tribute to a recently departed soul legend...

Soul Serenade - Garland Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Garland Green, “Jealous Kind Of Fella”

Remembering a forgotten soul classic from '69...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Led Zeppelin, “IV” and “Houses of the Holy”

I don’t know how to find the right words for two albums that were almost “standard issue” when I was a teen and starting...

Soul Serenade - Bettye Swann

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bettye Swann, “Make Me Yours”

Bettye Swann scored her biggest hit in '67...

Soul Serenade - Major Harris

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Major Harris, “Love Won’t Let Me Wait”

Major Harris had success as a solo artist and as a member of the Delfonics...

Soul Serenade - Eddie Kendricks

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Kendricks, “Keep On Truckin'”

David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success...

Book Reviews, Books, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: Nevin Martell, “Freak Show Without a Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations”

Author/food writer/blogger/critic/”Calvin & Hobbes” aficionado (and former music industry insider) Nevin Martell delivers...

Soul Serenade - Hall & Oates

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Hall & Oates, “She’s Gone”

It was the beginning of a Hall of Fame career for Hall & Oates...

Soul Serenade - The Parliaments

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Parliaments, “(I Wanna) Testify”

It began in a barbershop and became the Parliament-Funkadelic juggernaut...

Soul Serenade - Professor Longhair

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Professor Longhair, “Go To The Mardi Gras”

Professor Longhair's music is the sound of Mardi Gras...

Soul Serenade - Wilson Pickett, "Hey Jude"

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Hey Jude”

Liverpool and the American south came together in Muscle Shoals...

King Floyd - Groove Me

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: King Floyd, “Groove Me”

King Floyd hit the top of the charts in 1970...

Soul Serenade - Donny Hathaway

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Donny Hathaway, “Never My Love – The Anthology” (Win A Copy)

Win a copy of the new four disc anthology from Rhino...

The Beginning of the End - Funky Nassau

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Beginning Of The End, “Funky Nassau – Part 1”

Nassau's gone funky, Nassau's gone soul...

Eddie Floyd

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Floyd, “Big Bird”

"Big Bird" wasn't a hit for Eddie Floyd but it made a lasting impression...

The Drifters

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: The Drifters, “I Count the Tears”

What does one of Ben E. King's greatest songs with the Drifters have to do with the '60s Counterculture movement? Let's find out and live...

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)”

Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the '60s....

Stone Temple Pilots

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Stone Temple Pilots Songs

In the wake of Scott Weiland's firing from Stone Temple Pilots, Chris Holmes counts down the top ten songs from STP's six albums....

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 2: Genesis, “Duke”

Duke was the album that changed how the world viewed Genesis. Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy look at this game-changing record on Platters...

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: Ruth Brown, “5-10-15 Hours”

This week the pre-Beatles spotlight shines on Atlantic's Queen of R&B, the one and only Ruth Brown....

Barbara Lewis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barbara Lewis, “Hello Stranger”

"Hello Stranger" was the first of several huge hits for Barbara Lewis...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ray Charles, “Hit The Road Jack”

Ray Charles' move from Atlantic to ABC-Paramount paid enormous dividends....

Popblerd!

Kid Rock, Rebel Soul: Album Review

Detroit rocker Kid Rock unleashes his "Rebel Soul" to the world. Is his latest album worth your investment?...